The National Schools Awards Categories

Nominations for all award categories will now close at midnight (GMT) on Friday 16th September.

Scroll down and select an award category below to submit your nomination entry.

Nominate a Senior Leaders, School or Multi-Academy Trusts for Their Dedication and Hard work

Nominations for the National Schools Awards are completely free of charge and we welcome nominations from any school setting.

All nominations will be collated and judged at the start of the 2022/2023 school year and the shortlisted nominees will be notified and invited to attend the award ceremony on 1st December at the House of Lords.

When completing the nomination forms, please keep in mind the following judging criteria:

  • 20% – The innovative nature of the changes/projects undertaken
  • 40% – The benefit for pupils and staff outcomes
  • 20% – How the changes have used resources and budget efficiently
  • 20% – The leadership shown in implementing changes/projects

School Business Leader of the Year

Leadership Team of the Year

School of the Year

EdTech Innovator of the Year

Estates Management of the Year

MAT of the Year

Governor of the Year

School Resource Management of the Year